EU Conflict Minerals Regulation to take effect in 2021

ChainPoint

These new set of new regulation will take effect in 2021: importers from the EU have until then to put a due diligence system in place. In 2017, the European Parliament and the EU Council adopted a new regulation regarding the import of so-called conflict minerals.

Supply Chain News on Kroger Breaks Ground on New Highly Automated DC with Partner Ocado

Supply Chain Digest

First of 20 Planned Robotic Facilities Starts Construction North of Cincinnati, will Go Live in 2021

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Supply Chain News on MAPI Projects US will Finally Surpass Peak 2007 Manufacturing Output in 2019

Supply Chain Digest

MAPI Nearly Doubles its Forecast of Manufacturing Growth through 2021, with Even the Apparel Sector Seeing Some Goods News

Jobs Sustainability: Little Time Remains to Implement Long-term Strategy

Enterra Insights

“By 2021,” writes Forrester Vice President Brian Hopkins (@practicingEA), “a disruptive tidal wave will begin. Solutions powered by AI/cognitive technology … Continued.

Saudi Aramco announces major supply chain shakeup

Logistics Middle East

Saudi Aramco wants to double to 70% its local sourcing by 2021 as part of a US $300-billion investment in its supply chain

8 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Future of Warehousing [Infographic]

RFgen

Where will your warehouse be by 2021? Warehousing technology is changing faster than ever. View the current trends in the infographic below: Warehouse Management

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for the Next Recession?

Logility

JPMorgan, for example, says there is a 60% chance of recession by 2020 and 80% by 2021. Economic recessions occur about every nine years which means the next one is already overdue.

The top 3PL providers for eCommerce in the USA

TradeGecko

billion by 2021, the writing is on the wall: eCommerce in the US isn’t going anywhere. With eCommerce sales in the United States reaching USD$360.3 billion in 2016 and projected to surpass US$603.4 Logistics eCommerce Shipping

This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Uber Ambitiously Eyes 2021 for Food-Delivery Drones Launch (WSJ – sub. What does it feel like to cycle in 29F weather going 17.2 mph for 27 miles? I found out this past Monday when I went out for my final training ride before shipping my bike to Santa Fe, NM for the JDRF Ride to Cure.

Amazon by the Numbers! Time to find your place in an Amazon World! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The infographic from Fortna in this post from Jeff Ashcroft provides a startling picture of where Amazon is at currently and how by 2021 they’re expected to handle over half of online e-commerce transactions with Walmart now only at 5% and growing! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Ford gets free publicity for promising autonomous cars in 5 years

Techgistics

Mark Fields, Ford’s chief executive, said the company planned to mass produce driverless cars and have them in commercial operation in a ride-hailing service by 2021. Fully autonomous by 2021. Neal E. Boudette, writing for the New York Times: At a news conference on Tuesday at the company’s research center in Palo Alto, Calif.,

Top 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019

IQMS

With the advanced analytics spending predicted to grow from $136B in 2016 to $232B in 2021 , attaining an 11.3% Due to all of these factors advanced robotics spending is predicted to grow from $92B in 2016 to $225B in 2021, attaining a 19.7%

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Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

JDA software

Checkout-free concepts like Amazon Go will become more prevalent – their cashierless store concepts could top $4 billion in sales by 2021. It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up.

The Future of the Supply Chain is More Warehouses, Everywhere

AFFLINK

By 2021, $4.5 In other words, by 2021, when the e-commerce industry sells $4.5 Over the last decade, there has been a flowering of e-commerce. Everyone is ordering everything online, and if you don’t have some form of online shop, you’re barely a business.

Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years

Enterra Insights

Gartner analysts predict “smart machines will enter mainstream adoption by 2021 with 30 percent adoption by large companies. This will … Continued. The post Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the renewable energy industry is expected to grow 13% in the period until 2021. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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River Logic Named a Gartner's 2017 Forecast Snapshot for Prescriptive Analytics

River Logic

billion by 2021 , with a 21% CAGR from 2016. Back in 2016, Gartner produced its first research note on prescriptive analytics technology, the Forecast Snapshot of Prescriptive Analytics. Once again, River Logic was noted as one of the few major players that hold around 85% of the market share in the prescriptive technology space. The prescriptive analytics software market is set to reach $1.57 Prescriptive Analytics Gartner Market Research

Key Guiding Principles for Getting a Better Handle on Implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chain Management

Arkieva

In fact, Gartner predicts by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications will include Artificial Intelligence Technologies, where AI and Machine Learning promise to solve a plethora of problems faced by enterprises today, from better decision making to increased efficiencies and cost savings. The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business activities has again emerged as a hot topic for 2017 and 2018.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million headset shipments by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B Augmented reality, or simply known as AR, is the usage of technology to superimpose computer-generated sensory input such as sound, videos, and images over a person's real-view world.

Spotlight On: Robots In Distribution Centres

Logistics Bureau

billion by the end of 2021. Manufacturers of robots can therefore expect unit shipments to increase from 40,000 in 2016, to 620,000 units annually by 2021 (reference: www.tractica.com).

How to Change Your Inventory Management Strategy in the Omnichannel Era

Elementum

According to Forbes, about 70 percent of retailers will be investing in IoT technologies by 2021, with over 30 billion IoT devices. The U.S. e-commerce market has nearly doubled in size since 2011, and is forecast to grow to $737B by 2022.

How AI Can Help Retailers Eliminate Shoppers’ Frustrations – and Create a Winning Customer Experience

Repl Group

What’s more, 85 percent of retailers plan to use these solutions for supply chain planning by 2021.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B Augmented reality, also known simply as AR, is the usage of technology to superimpose computer-generated sensory input like sound, videos, and images, over a person's real-world view.

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The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

billion by the end of 2021. There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. That may seem like a cliché, or hype, or buzz, but it is true.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

For example, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing in fuel efficiency standards starting with trailers in 2018, truck standards in 2021, which are estimated to provide 2-4 year payback periods.

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Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Enterra Insights

The staff at Material Handling & Logistics magazine report, “A new survey finds that 85% of retail and 79% of consumer products companies surveyed plan to be using intelligent automation for supply chain planning by 2021.”[3] ”[3] They add, “79% of retail and consumer products companies surveyed expect to be using intelligent automation for customer intelligence by 2021.

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Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

By 2021, worldwide retail e-commerce sales are projected to be 4.9 RSL will be employing state-of-the-art technology in all six new facilities. In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses. Our continued expansion into major metropolitan markets is a commitment to our clients.

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

billion by 2021. Technology advancements were among the most exciting topics to watch through 2016. Newer technologies have created entirely new methodologies for improving manufacturing, and the outlook is brighter than ever. Like any modern business, you can learn great things by looking back at what did and did not come to fruition.

Demand for Basic and Specialty Chemicals Continues to Grow

Material Handling & Logistics

in 2021. Healthy growth is expected to be driven by broad-based industrial demand.

7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage

Cerasis

However, global use of the TMS is expected to have a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of seven percent between 2017 and 2021. 2017 will be the year of renewed focus and interest in adopting newer transportation management systems (TMSs) to boost productivity and find the biggest cost savings among shipping transportation providers. This is the result of renewed, surging demand from consumers and greater confidence in the stability of the U.S. economy.

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Digital Transformation of Warehousing by Industry: What You Need to Know

Veridian Solutions

In fact, according to Digitalist Magazine , the overwhelming majority of retailers, 71 percent, will invest in IoT technologies by 2021. The digital transformation of warehousing affects every supply chain.

This Week in Logistics News (August 27-31, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Toyota invests $500 million in Uber, will partner to deliver self-driving cars by 2021 (USA Today). I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, which was dominated by M&A, new startups, and investments news. MercuryGate International Acquired by Growth Equity Investor Summit Partners. Trump Reaches Revised Trade Deal With Mexico, Threatening to Leave Out Canada (New York Times).

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

Kinaxis

WEF says by 2021, the automated workforce will reach its tipping point into mainstream and become the norm. by Alexa Cheater Meet the Jetsons! Like any well-rounded child of the 80s, I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons.

How New GHG Regulations Affect the Future of Transportation

PLS Logistics

Additional truck and trailer requirements, including fuel-efficiency guidelines and CO 2 emissions standards, will be implemented in 2021, 2024 and 2027.

Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment centre

EFT

Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Image Caption: Inside an Ocado and Kroger Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) [Credit: Ocado] Précis: New Southwest Ohio facility will become operational in spring 2021 and is expected to be the model for a further 20 warehouses Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report The Kroger Co.

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